Price list at a market in Morocco / © Photo: Georg Berg

Parlez-vous Español, please

Review of the book by Françoise Hauser, in which she describes the differences and similarities of many world languages in an easily understandable way.

Annabelle Hirsch, journalist with German-French roots explains the genesis of her first book. Things. A history of women in 100 objects / © Photo: Georg Berg

Things. A history of women

For Annabelle Hirsch, everyday objects are not trivia, but access to history. Her look at 100 objects opens a Wunderkammer of femininity

Laugh in Translation

On the occasion of the lifting of entry restrictions in October 22, a report on our trip through the Japanese province appears in the Shizuoka Shimbun.

Making-off of a cat photo. Young woman taking a photo of kittens in the old town of Meknes, Morocco. Surely this cat photo was also shared on social media afterwards / © Photo: Georg Berg

World Cat Day without cat

On World Cat Day, the number of cat photos huddling on the Internet will reach a new annual high. But without me. Therefore here cat photos almost without cat

Improvised chess game on the road / © Photo: Georg Berg

Simplicity day

July 12 is the day of simplicity. For this occasion we have compiled a photo gallery with motifs from all over the world. Especially when traveling light, the most beautiful improvisations arise from simplicity and creativity. Henry David Thoreau recommends already in 1854 the return to a simple life.

Eye contact in Sierra Leone / © Photo: Georg Berg

Trading on top

In Africa, there are hardly any business premises. Saleswomen present their products on their heads. Eye contact with the buyer takes place near the goods.

A traditional red telephone booth in a rural setting in the United Kingdom features a spider web above the receiver / © Photo: Georg Berg

Spiders on the phone

The older ones of us still remember the smell of the telephone booths. But nowhere do we mourn the cold smell of cigarettes or the jingling of coins.

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